Lee Enterprises is looking for a journalist with a strong design background to join our growing national desk in Madison, Wisconsin. The designer will work with our national sports desk to design and distribute relevant, timely national news to dozens of Lee publications across the country.

This position is a full-time position with the possibility of dayside hours. Some night, weekend and holiday work will be necessary as staffing and events dictate.

The right candidate will have:

·         An understanding of sports

·         A passion for thinking creatively to produce dynamic visual storytelling

·         Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality work on deadline

·         History of collaboration with other designers, editors and newsroom employees to complete projects


·         Ability to edit copy using Associated Press style and write headlines that enhance design and help our audiences understand stories

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills and experience using newsroom communication tools including Google Drive and instant messaging platforms

Please include a link to your online portfolio or upload samples of your work as additional files along with your resume and cover letter.

Lee Enterprises is a leading media organization providing local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 46 daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states.  For more information about Lee, visit www.lee.net.

Capital Newspapers offers:

·         Competitive compensation

·         Great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, matching 401k plan, paid maternity and paternity leaves, and regular paid time off

·         Culture of teamwork, professional work environment, and a focus on growth opportunities

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer:

The Capital Newspapers organization is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to maintaining a workforce that accurately reflects our audience and expands our voice.

Apply online at: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=o5Ih9fwX&s=APSE or Lee.net/careers Search: ‘Lee Design Center – Madison’


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